USC coach Steve Sarkisian said he expects to name a starting quarterback before the end of spring ball. There were other position battles that took place on the field this spring, as well, and the WeAreSC staffers give their thoughts on the following competitions and who they would name as the starter.
There's definite reason for optimism for first-year USC defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox heading into spring ball. After all, he inherits some key pieces from a unit that finished the 2013 campaign ranked No.
Determined to find a greater level of success against those uptempo, spread offenses that have shredded USC in recent years, Clancy Pendergast was brought in this past offseason by Lane Kiffin to replace his father, Monte Kiffin, as the team's defensive coordinator.
Five things to watch for USC against the California Golden Bears (noon PT): 1. No let-up: The Trojans picked up an emotional victory last week on the road at Oregon State and next week will be a prime-time showdown in the Coliseum against No.
about 627 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans
LOS ANGELES -- After an up and down start to his sophomore campaign, Kevon Seymour has begun to settle in as a key performer at cornerback for the Trojans. Possessing quick feet and strong cover skills in a 6-foot, 175-pound body, the rising level of his play has helped contribute to the overall improved production of the USC secondary as of late.
One of the biggest topics for USC fans in the aftermath of the loss to Notre Dame was the impact of the game on the job status of interim coach Ed Orgeron. It wasn't that fans pinned the loss on Orgeron but the general consensus was that the loss did great damage to his long-term hopes of getting the permanent job.
about 644 days ago | Garry Paskwietz | USC Trojans